Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicOnion prices

Topic: onion prices

Onion prices set to climb again in September-November, erratic monsoon to blame: Crisil report

Cyclone Tauktae in May increased moisture in stored rabi onions, and now kharif crop is expected to be delayed, leading to shortfall in supply as demand rises in festive season.

Why you may not shed tears over onion prices this year

As of 31 July, agencies have procured over 1.8 LMT of onions — 90% of the aimed buffer stock. This will help price stabilising market interventions should they be needed.

Onion prices could make you cry again, a surge is expected before Diwali

Govt agency officials are worried that Cyclone Tauktae and then monsoon rains will increase moisture content, making a large quantity of onions useless as buffer stock.

Onion prices expected to ease as new crop arrives, traders want export ban lifted

The average wholesale rate of old onion at the benchmark Lasalgaon market decreased to Rs 18 per kg as on 9 December from Rs 54 per kg on 10 November.

Vegetable selfies, a destination before ‘yatra’ & Trump gearing up for legal battle

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7,000 tonnes of onions imported, 25,000 tonnes expected before Diwali, says Piyush Goyal

As prices of onions and potatoes skyrocket, Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal said 10 lakh tonnes of potato are also being imported.

Xi’s ‘Line of American Control’ and the elusive vikas in Bihar and Bharat

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6-inch swab not enough for a certain leader and BJP’s game plan for Bihar

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Govt imposes stock limit on onion traders till 31 December to contain prices

Retailers can stock onions only up to 2 tonne, whereas wholesale traders are allowed to keep up to 25 tonne, Consumer Affairs Secretary Leena Nandan said.

Onion export ban is not the answer — it hurts farmers & India’s image as a reliable exporter

Onion prices have already risen due to heavy rain and crop damage, and could hurt consumers reeling due to income loss in the Covid-induced lockdown.

On Camera

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Rahul Gandhi addresses a gathering in Mysuru, Karnataka | PTI

Six reasons why Bharat Jodo Yatra isn’t simply a routine political ‘tamasha’

As in football, so in politics: Ball possession matters. So much so that even the troubles in Rajasthan couldn’t derail the positivity of the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at 6th Indian Mobile Congress 1 October 2022 | Representational image | The Print

Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

Analysis of govt data shows that while price of mobile data is one-twentieth of what it was 6 yrs ago, LPG price is up 73%, atta prices up by over 28%.

Defence

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Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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